It has historically paid to be early in DeFi — literally. Traders (including yours truly) are betting that will also be the case on Arbitrum and Optimism. DeFi has long fostered a culture of rewarding early adopters, with a great example being last year’s massive
With the market for Layer 1 tokens such as AVAX red hot this month, it would be easy to overlook a development on the Layer 2 side of the DeFi universe. Yet three days ago Lyra, a cryptocurrency options platform, released a new offering that
Sushi is drawing back from plans to deploy on Optimism after a dispute over the Ethereum L2 solution’s launch process. On August 11, SushiSwap CTO Joseph Delong announced that Sushi would be taking a wait-and-see approach to deploying on Optimism due to what he described
Gitcoin rustles up millions of dollars in funding to support Ethereum developers. Lighthouse gives away Ethereum 2.0 software. And EthHub provides educational services on the Ethereum ecosystem gratis. These endeavors are known as public goods, and no surprise, Defiers love them, and want more of
On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock The anticipated launch of Uniswap on layer 2 has finally arrived, at least to some extent. Uniswap’s alpha on Optimism has been released, supporting only six crypto-assets so far, but at a fraction of the cost incurred on
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